Decision details

Gateway to Support Services Contract

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Community Well-being

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Award of contract for Gateway to Support Services, bringing together five services -

Independent Mental Health Act Advocacy
Independent Care Act Advocacy
Independent Mental Capacity Act Advocacy
Carers Services
Social Isolation Prevention


To approve the award of a contract for The Gateway to Support Service to Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent for a period of two (2) years with an option to extend for up to a further one (1) year.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Officer Scheme of Delegation - Part 3 of the Council Constitution

Parties Consulted: Lead Member for Adult Social Care

Publication date: 03/10/2019

Date of decision: 03/10/2019

Effective from: 11/10/2019

Accompanying Documents: